Three-year figures of domestic natural gas sales

Vol 6, PW 5 (08 May 02) News in Brief
     

Sales of domestic natural gas are constrained by low production.

On 23rd April oil minister Ram Naik gave parliament a state-wise break-up of natural gas sales for the last three years. Figures for 2001-02 are only up to January, so they do not give the entire picture.

State-wise break-up of natural gas sales from 1999 to January 2002 (figures in million cubic metres per day) State/region 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 (upto January) Assam 3.45 3.80 3.58 Cauvery Basin 0.23 0.34 0.69 Delhi 0.65 0.94 1.41 Gujarat 16.41 16.46 15.14 Haryana 1.57 2.34 2.32 Krishna Godavari Basin 4.34 5.03 5.95 Maharashtra 10.57 9.86 9.03 Madhya Pradesh 3.10 2.97 3.01 Rajasthan 4.41 4.08 3.99 Tripura 0.97 1.03 1.14 Uttar Pradesh 13.89 14.41 14.08 Total sales 59.59 61.26 60.34